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Powers on then right back of light flashes 8 times

Have a sony model # kp51ws500 2002 I turn the power on and it comes on for about 5 seconds and then go back off the stanby light flashes 8 times. any info as to what is wrong and is it something I could fix or something a repair shop would need to do

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2008

    I have the problem red light flashing tv turns off

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2008

    Mine does Exactly the same thing.. with 8 flashes after screen turns off.. i removed the back and used some of my computer compressed air and blew it all out... did it couple more times.. but is working for the moment. but it has been doing this for months now... will run fine for a while..

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2008

    My tv does the same thing and dont i dont know how to fix it

  • jbrock Apr 21, 2008

    I have same problem!  can't read the solution below though.  Please help!!!

  • manny83 Apr 21, 2008

    Power on unit, stays on approx. 1 min then powers back off. Standby light flashes in increments of 8 consecutuive flashes.

  • rmansaram Nov 03, 2008

    I have the same problem powers on and then off with 8 flashes on the standby light.



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